Make a Difference in Education as a Substitute Teacher

Dedicated, caring substitute teachers like you are vital to the quality education of our children. Penmac Staffing is now hiring substitute teachers for select school districts in Missouri. Qualified substitute teachers and paraprofessionals can start the application process by clicking below.

Click here to apply online now!

About Penmac Education Staffing

Now Hiring Substitutes for Springfield Public Schools!

Beginning with the 2017-18 school year in August, Penmac will now be hiring all substitutes for Springfield Public Schools. If you're currently an SPS sub, you'll need to complete employment paperwork with Penmac. Call 417-986-7400, email [email protected], or visit in person at 445 S. Patton Ave, Springfield, MO, Mon-Friday, 8am-5pm.

Our Friendly Staff

We have dedicated substitute coordinators to help you through the application process, to answer your questions, and to ensure your substitute assignments are right for you. Our experienced education experts will also provide ongoing training and coaching to help you develop your skills.

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Our Locations

We are currently hiring substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, and other positions for these districts in southwest Missouri: Camdenton, Clever, Conway (Laclede County), Glenwood (West Plains), Houston, Lebanon, Logan Rogersville, Neosho, Republic, Springfield, Troy (Lincoln County), Waynesville, Willard, Wright City, and Warrenton but we will be expanding to more districts! Penmac Staffing has over 33 locations in 7 states. We have over 15 locations in Missouri. Visit to find the office nearest you.

Benefits for Substitutes

Full-time substitute teachers are eligible for Penmac's health and retirement benefits. Health coverage is compliant with Affordable Care Act requirements. Retirement options include a 401(k) savings plan after one year of service. 


A Missouri Substitute Certificate is required. Requirements for the certificate include 60 hours of college credit completed, and a background check. Some districts may have more stringent requirements. All Penmac substitutes will be carefully screened and matched with the assignments that best fit their schedule and interest areas. 

Frontline Absence Management

Penmac Education Staffing uses Frontline Absence Management (formerly known as Aesop). This online interface allows you to easily specify days you're available to work, set preferences for your assignments, and it improves communication with classroom teachers through our online portal.

Important Links

Make a difference in the lives of children. Become a substitute teacher.

Click the button below to begin the application process. We'll also email you a link to the application so you can come back to finish it later.

Substitute teach through Penmac Education Staffing. Click here to apply online now!